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Central Community College of Nebraska    
  Jul 20, 2017
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Transcription Diploma (HIMS)

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This diploma prepares graduates with entry-level skills needed for employment in medical transcription positions in a variety of health care settings. Medical transcription is the process of creating hard copy documents from doctors’ dictated reports. It can be done within a hospital, clinic, doctor’s office, or from your own home.

Students who graduate with the Medical Transcription diploma will be eligible to take the national qualifying examination through the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), formerly the American Association for Medical Transcription as a Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT).


Required Courses

Subtotal: 25

General Education Courses

(see General Education Requirements, Diploma )

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
    (Required: Writing course)
  • GEN ED Group B: Math/Science 3-4 credit(s)
    (Required:   OR   AND  )
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, or D 3 credit(s)

Subtotal: 9-10

Total Credits for Diploma: 34-35

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